|Johnae Jones||Columbus, Ga, United States of America|
Singer, songwriter, dancer, producer, entertainer. Born John E. Farrow Jr., to Rev. John and Rosa Farrow in Ft. Benning, Georgia, Johnae Jones has emerged as a rising star in the music industry.
Jones officially began his pursuit of a music career in the early 90’s with entries in local and school talent shows. In 1991, Johnae would start his first singing group, Full Effect. The quartet would soon dissolve, but Jones would not be deterred. By 1996, Jones had gathered enough singers to form the trio, Style, with his older brother Zack, and friend Eric. However, he would soon find himself in need of more members after the other two members graduated school. Jones would soon reunite with two of his former band mates, Jose and Tony, and add two new members, Michael and Kenneth, to the group. The “ae” was added to the end of his name to be in uniform with the other group members: Jose (Ho-zay), Tonae (Toe-nay), Mikae (Mic-ay), Kenae (Kin-ay), and Johnae (Jon-ay). The quintet would enter the Harmony Sweepstakes at Georgia State University where they would fall short of 1st place, but take the title of 1st runner up.
In 2003 he would create his own record lable under the moniker G.O.S.Y.P. (Giving the Opportunity to Succeed in Your Plans) Entertainment. Also In 2003, Johnae would begin to work with another one of his former partners, Gary “W-I-Z” Magel, co-founder of IBIS Entertainment, an up and coming Miami based entertainment company. Over the next few years, Johnae would be featured on many local Miami artists mixtapes, such as Speaque Laveski and Devan On The Beat. The IBIS Entertainment group would show Jones a whole new aspect of the entertainment world, videos. Regina Bennett, also co-founder of the Miami based entertainment group, would introduce Johnae to the art of professional video shoots through their work with artist on the Miami music scene, such as, Trick Daddy, Trina, J Shin, and an up and coming DJ, DJ Khaled. He would also record the theme music for the short film “One Small Thing”.
It was not until November 1st, 2011 that Jones would release his debut album, Sex Show, for download on iTunes and Amazon. The album was officially released on November 16th, 2011. Johnae continues to tour, promoting the album and its first single, Do It (All Night).
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